Latino grocery stores such as Compare Foods, Met Food, Western Beef and C-Town offer a variety of Central and South American foodstuffs such as tropical fruits, frozen tamales and prepared sauces such as mole and sofrito. Specialty stores including Whole Foods and Fairway also are adding more Latino selections.
Martha Stewart is applying her fastidious good taste to the cold and fresh food aisles at the country's largest warehouse retailer: Her name will brand a line of frozen, refrigerated and fresh foods sold at Costco, beginning in 2008.
Mars will sell pink-and-white limited edition M&Ms on its Web site through December, with 10% of the sales going to the Susan G. Komen For the Cure breast cancer foundation. Each M&M has a pink ribbon on one side, with "for the cure" printed on the other.